Emblemata Andreae Alciati ...
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Publisher Lugduni : Apud Gulielmum Rouillium ...
Call number 1014318
Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Book contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Collection emblem; americana
Notes very narrow margins-some text and images in the gutter of book.
Full catalog record MARCXML
Irregularities in pagings: p. 152, 162, 163, 164 numbered 52, 62, 126, 64 respectively. Last digit on p. 17 inverted
With: Diuerse imprese accommodate a diuerse moralità ... In Lione : Da Gulielmo Rouillio, 1549 -- Los emblemas de Alciato ... Guilielmo Rouillio, 1549
Booksellers label inside front cover: Marks & Co. Antiquarian Booksellers, 84 Charing Cross Road, London, W.C.2
Irregularities in signing: leaf I2 signed I3
Gilt stamped leather binding in poor condition, front cover detached
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois
Green, H. Alciate
Landwehr, J. French ... emblems
Praz, M. (1964)
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October 2, 2011
Apart from the mystery of the emblems themselves, the borders in this edition of Alciatus are very well done, with amazing inventiveness and variety. To our modern sensibilities this would probably be considered "way overdone"... but as a product of its time - gorgeous.